The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 6,800 times in 2014. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 6 trips to carry that many people. Click here toContinue reading “2014 in review – My First Year”
Wearing out the seams of life Stretching materialistic dues Past limits with enough strife Overlooking what we knew Inspired by Three Words a Day
No? Well it’s not too late and now is the perfect time as many talented artists are being showcased together in the Season ending award series. It’s the kind of place where all sorts of talent and magic are performed. I was lucky and wandered into The Neighborhood in 2014, and then was personally invitedContinue reading “Have You Been to The Neighborhood?”
Infinite possibilities Secured within our arms reach We make a really great speech Never practicing what’s preached Subvert our capabilities One day we’ll learn what we teach
This Christmas season I wanted to be the Grinch Again, I held out Started having some regrets That lead to power shopping ~Tanka
Okay it’s been a while since I’ve set it to shuffle and played Cosmic Musicology with Steve and I’m mostly happy, so here we go. What makes me laugh? Heresy, Nine Inch Nails Comments: Never trust “heresy” it’s worse than ASSuming. What makes me cry? Breathe Me, Sia Comments: The lyrics of this tune are submergedContinue reading “Cosmic Musicology: If You’re Happy And You Know It”
Bright shimmering lights Cast from high in the sky While taking in the sights Guess what it was I spied Without any warning The Wizard walked by It was a great morning I believed I could fly “Never talking Just keeps walking Spreading his magic” Always at my side Bracing my spirit Pushing my stridesContinue reading “The Wizard”
Compartmentalized Defragmented or scattered It doesn’t matter Another person’s chaos Is someone else’s sure order
Ominous clouds roll Inland from the Pacific Paralyzing Californians ~ Falling from the sky Forcing rock, land and mud slides Destruction arrived ~ Flash flood alerts ignored Stupidity observed on TV Doesn’t surprise me ~ Luxury of warmth Remains safe and sound indoors Sipping hot coffee ~ Mother Nature reigns Providing the drought relief DesperatelyContinue reading “The Chill”
Elegantly layered Ripe cherry and blackberry Excites taste buds Hints of vanilla and spice Cabernet wines down the night -Tanka
The extended version to accompany my earlier post, Candle of Hope.
Despite what we want Like a time machine Bad history repeats Allowing the drama Beckoning to be saved Inspired by today’s 3 Words a Day yes, I know I used 5 of the 3 words.
Beyond the darkness Illuminated courage Reaches the surface Embodying eternal strength Born of fire, a new day Rising up from ash Shedding a difficult past Finding new purpose Lighting the candle of hope Learning to let go and grow
Casually, fog forms Around my thoughts In the dawning hours Depleting my power. ~Inspired by 3 Words a Day
Seasons do change Growth tends to slow Yet greenery remains Alongside the road Mongrel at my side Familiar worn path Even measured strides Helps me to relax Bright blue skies Warming my skin Valued golden prize Shines deep within Ready and able Thriving today Always thankful For another day
Quick suffocation An instant panic attack Claustrophobia Irrational behavior Hoodie pulled over backward